Accountancy and Insurance
RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a market leading financial services company who has a great opportunity for a Financial Controller to report to the Financial Director. The company is a progressive and ambitious company who has a policy of promoting from within and has a dedication to professional training and progression.
What is the plan for the Financial Controller role?
We are looking for a Financial Controller to be a part of the Senior Management Team and manage the Bank’s finances. Responsible for financial reporting, financial planning, financial reconciliations and banking relationships.
What will you do as a Financial Controller?
Oversee the Financial Reporting, Financial Reconciliation and Treasury teams providing managerial cover as required;
Ensuring that the reconciliation of Client bank accounts are reconciled daily and customer funds are properly segregated in accordance with regulations;
Ensure that the daily settlement payments are made daily;
Monthly analysis of Client reconciliations;
Finance related Client queries responded to within agreed SLAs;
Maintenance of procedures documentation for all tasks;
Oversee the financial reporting of companies in Gibraltar and The Netherlands within tight deadlines following both Gibraltar GAAP and IFRS respectively;
Lead on the external audit and tax filings;
Manage the finance set up of all new Clients;
Leading finance meetings with Clients;
Manage all internal and external reporting; including but not limited to board reporting, management accounts, management information pack, reporting and regulatory submissions to the Gibraltar and Dutch regulator;
Manage the ICAAP process in conjunction with the Compliance Department;
Lead the annual budget and perform rolling forecasts;
Manage payroll; coordinate payroll with external payroll bureau, manage benefits packages including liaison with external Broker handling pensions, liaise with external payroll bureau in regards to local Employment Board submissions including all notifications and other requirements such as Visa applications and update and maintain employee records, including holiday and sickness leave.
What do you know that makes you a great Financial Controller?
Previous experience in a senior accountancy role
Proven experience in a Financial Services background;
Strong management skills and a team player;
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail;
Be able to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders;
Strategic thinker with an analytical mind and strong problem-solving skills;
Confidence in making recommendations to Management for improvements to systems/processes;
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
Salary £50k - £60k based on experience with bonus & an excellent relocation and benefits package.